When doing your business globally, having a multilingual store is a smart step to take.
By default, Magento 2 enables you to localize your store in multiple languages easily with the help of translation dictionaries and language packages:
- A translation dictionary refers to a comma-separated value (.csv) file which is a convenient way to create translation for a custom module or theme.
- A language package is a collection of translation dictionaries for all words and phrases in Magento 2 application.
This article will guide you through the process of creating a new language for your Magento 2 theme. For demonstration purpose, we will use our Magento 2 theme – Crafts 2.0 – as an example and explain how you can add the German language as well as the English language that is set as default in the theme. Continue reading